Egypt

January 14, 2004

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A new German commercial development in Dubai will be used to reinforce business links between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany with the help of one of Europe's leading soccer clubs.  The Ger

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EgyptAir and Rolls-Royce are finalizing a contract on January 14 for the purchase and long-term technical support of Trent 700 engines which will power the airline's new fleet of Airbus A330 twinjets.

January 12, 2004

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French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin arrived Monday in the United Arab Emirates for a brief visit, in the framework of a regional tour, the E

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Israeli soldiers exchanged gunfire with Palestinian resistance fighters in the northern West Bank on Monday as troops invaded the Tulkarem refugee cam

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Prominent Egyptian comedian Younis Shalabi was recently faced with a severe brain seizure that led to his immediate admittance into ICU

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Egypt’s Alexandria National Iron and Steel Company (ANSDK) recorded net profits of 271.9 million Egyptian pounds ($44 million) in the first nine months of 2003 compared to net losses of EP 32.6 millio

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The Cairo Oil and Soap Company recorded a 68 percent drop in net profits during the first quarter of 2003/2004 reaching 450,340 Egyptian pounds ($73,077) compared to EP 1.4 million during the same per

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The Board of Directors of Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) - an affiliate of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) - held its 4th and last meeting for the year

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom and Virgin Megastores have launched the Virgin Wataniya Mega Chart Show, teaming up for a six-month radio campaign on 99.7RK FM Station.  Broadcast live from the Virgin Café

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International power specialist companies are lining up for a slice of two of the world's most potentially lucrative electricity markets, both in the Middle East.  As the global power industry becomes

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Microsoft chairman and chief architect Bill Gates is set to meet with Middle East government officials and top businesses on January 24, 2004. The visit will coincide with Government Leadership Forum

January 11, 2004

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Egypt’s Paints and Chemicals Industries (Pachin) recorded a six percent net profit drop in the first quarter of 2003/2004 reaching 32.2 million Egyptian pounds ($5.5 million) compared to EP 34.3 milli

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Health clinics in a remote region of Egypt now have electricity to refrigerate medicines and illuminate their wards, after Shell Egypt carried out its sustainable development program.  Shell Egypt has

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Sonoran Energy President and CEO Paul Bristol, who is visiting Baghdad, said that the company intends to open an office in Iraq within the next 30 days.   The office, which will be located in Baghdad,

January 10, 2004

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Iraqi police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing protesters angry over the lack of jobs in the southern town of Amarah on Saturday, killing at least